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7 Easy Steps to Scope Mounting

7 Easy Steps to Scope Mounting

Instead of having a gunsmith mount your new scope, why not do it yourself?
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from Paul Levasseur wrote 32 weeks 3 days ago

what do you do with a semi or pump.you cant borsight them

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from Don Johnson wrote 4 years 3 weeks ago

The best lesson I learned about scopes is go to a store where the employees speak english and the ones that do, dont get tick off when you ask for help-I wont say what store--but it looks like a big box and there every where.

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from Kody wrote 4 years 17 weeks ago

Ruger and CZ supply rings to fit the bases built into the top of their bolt action receivers. Man, that is such an advantage in saving and convenience. The conventional screwdriver as opposed the torx or hex head have stripped more screws scratching the barrels and receiver in the process then you can count. I say use the torx head screws to mount bases and rings especially if you are going to use locktight. You can torque things up with minimal risk and you may be able to take the mount off someday with less difficulty.
The bore sight is a handy tool but the old fashioned boresighting works well. With the rifle firmly rested and bolt removed, you can sight thru the barrel to a spot on the wall say 10 ft away. Adjust the scopes reticle to the center of that spot and recheck your bore sight to confirm nothing has moved. This will get you on target and you can get it done at the kitchen table. The boresighting devises provide peace of mind after a bumpy ride to your hunting location. I have the older Bushnell with various arbors to fit various calibers. Your scope reticle focuses on a grid screen within the device. It works well, I wonder if the lazer systems are as accurate?

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from Kody wrote 4 years 17 weeks ago

Ruger and CZ supply rings to fit the bases built into the top of their bolt action receivers. Man, that is such an advantage in saving and convenience. The conventional screwdriver as opposed the torx or hex head have stripped more screws scratching the barrels and receiver in the process then you can count. I say use the torx head screws to mount bases and rings especially if you are going to use locktight. You can torque things up with minimal risk and you may be able to take the mount off someday with less difficulty.
The bore sight is a handy tool but the old fashioned boresighting works well. With the rifle firmly rested and bolt removed, you can sight thru the barrel to a spot on the wall say 10 ft away. Adjust the scopes reticle to the center of that spot and recheck your bore sight to confirm nothing has moved. This will get you on target and you can get it done at the kitchen table. The boresighting devises provide peace of mind after a bumpy ride to your hunting location. I have the older Bushnell with various arbors to fit various calibers. Your scope reticle focuses on a grid screen within the device. It works well, I wonder if the lazer systems are as accurate?

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from Don Johnson wrote 4 years 3 weeks ago

The best lesson I learned about scopes is go to a store where the employees speak english and the ones that do, dont get tick off when you ask for help-I wont say what store--but it looks like a big box and there every where.

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from Paul Levasseur wrote 32 weeks 3 days ago

what do you do with a semi or pump.you cant borsight them

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